The School of Aristotle: One of the First Universities in the World
A place of universal historic and cultural interest, the ruins of the School of Aristotle are located just two miles from the contemporary town of Naoussa in the Greek region of Macedonia. Located in the region of Esvoria along the...
What Elon Musk Could Learn About Twitter from Aristotle
By Danie du Plessis and Patrick Patrese Jones In a statement, Elon Musk recently declared: "Free speech is the bedrock of a functioning democracy, and Twitter is the digital town square where matters vital to the future of humanity are...
Ancient Greek Philosophers’ Timeless Wisdom and Quotes
Some of the best quotes by Greek philosophers are sure to make you reflect on life's many issues, and change the way you think.
Love Like a Greek: The Six Types of Love
What is love? Surely there is no single answer to this question, and this is why the Ancient Greeks had six different words to describe love. Knowing these can change your life. By Roman Krznaric Looking for an antidote to modern...
Plato’s Academy of Athens: The World’s First University
Τhe Platonic Academy was founded by Plato himself in 428/427 BC in Athens, and is considered to be the world's first university.
Marcus Aurelius, the Roman Emperor Who Embraced Greek Philosophy
The Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius ruled over the classical world's most powerful empire. In addition to his achievements as a ruler, military strategist, and administrator, Marcus Aurelius is admired to this day for his grasp of Greek philosophy, particularly...
Wise Women: Six Female Philosophers from Ancient Greece
When we think about ancient philosophers we tend to imagine old men as deep thinkers. Women too have helped shape modern thought.
‘Greek Philosopher’ App: Wisdom from Ancient Greece at Your Fingertips
The "Greek Philosopher" app gathers more than six hundred of the most profound words of wisdom from the major schools of ancient Greece and delivers them straight to you on your cell phone. Based on original sources, this work is...
The Golden Age of Greek Science
Greece had two golden ages. The legacies of Greek golden ages, especially in science, made Western civilization what we know today.
Platonic Love: The Concept of Greek Philosopher Plato
Platonic love is one of the most widely misinterpreted concepts in Plato's philosophy. It has transcended the realm of philosophy, becoming widely used across culture and has strayed from its original meaning throughout the process. Plato believed that love is...